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San Buenaventura State Beach

Phone Number

(805) 968-1033

Park Hours

7:00 a.m. to Sunset

Driving Directions to San Buenaventura SB

The entrance is located west of Hwy 1. From northbound Hwy 1, take Exit 68 toward South Seaward Av, turn left onto South Seaward Av, then turn right onto Pierpoint Bl. From southbound Hwy 1, take Exit 68 for Seaward Av. Continue west to onto Monmouth Wy.

Online reservations are not available for this park.


About San Buenaventura State Beach

Come enjoy a laid back, retro vibe at San Buenaventura State Beach. Watch time slow down as you arrive and enjoy swimming, surfing, picnicking, beach volleyball, or playing frisbee. The beach is two miles of sandy expanse mixed with a small lagoon and copious wildlife. This beach is lifeguarded by the State of California's highly trained lifeguards year-round with every tower occupied and watching the water in the summer months.

Enjoy the wild and scenic sand dunes, and relax in the well aportioned picnic sites. Each picnic area has tables and grills for large groups or multiple familes. Some picnic areas even offer wind and privacy screens to improve your experience.

Host your dream event here and take advantage of our 6 acres of turf which is complimented by seemingly limiteless parking in our three large parking lots. The Jolly Oyster, Good to Go Juice Truck, and Wheel Fun Rentals are located on-site during weekends and holidays, offering visitors food and beverage service and bike rentals. Bike trails connect other nearby beaches and the Ventura Pier so you may continue your exploration right into downtown Ventura if you please. 

Concessionaires

 

   The Jolly Oyster

  http://www.thejollyoyster.com/   
  Saturday 11 am-6 pm
  Sunday   11 am-6 pm

  More good times ahead!

  Opening Fridays 11-6 beginning Memorial Weekend!

 


 Wheel Fun Rentals

 http://wheelfunrentals.com/Locations/Ventura
 http://wheelfunrentals.com/Locations/Ventura-2

 

 


     Good to Go Mobile Juice Truck

     http://www.goodtogojuice.com/home 

     Friday-Sunday 

Important Information

Click on Bike Path for details on closures and alternative routes while we repave.

Please Note:  For the current status of this park, please call (805) 968-1033.

Beach condition advisory:
This past winter, storms and high waves eroded much of the sand on the beach at this park, exposing cobble rocks, particularly south of the pier. The beach area with the most sand is next to the main day-use parking lot.

Notice:  For the latest Ocean Water Quality Advisory click here or call Ventura County's Environmental Health Hotline at (805) 662-6555. 

Location-Directions

The beach is in the city of Ventura. The entrance is on San Pedro Street off Highway 101.


Available Activities and Facilities at San Buenaventura State Beach

TRAIL USE
Bike Trails
DAY-USE ACTIVITIES & FACILITIES
Picnic Areas
Fishing
Scuba Diving/Snorkeling
Beach Area
Swimming
Windsurfing/Surfing
Geocaching
OTHER FACILITIES & VISITOR INFORMATION
Parking
Restrooms / Showers
Drinking Water Available
Wheelchair Accessible